The perception types of clinical training experience in paramedic students

응급구조과 학생들의 임상현장실습 경험에 대한 인식유형

  • Lee, Ga-Yeon (Department of Emergency Medical Service, Kongju National University) ;
  • Choi, Eun-Sook (Department of Emergency Medical Service, Kongju National University)
  • 이가연 (공주대학교 응급구조학과) ;
  • 최은숙 (공주대학교 응급구조학과)
  • Received : 2017.03.09
  • Accepted : 2017.04.17
  • Published : 2017.04.30


Purpose: This study aimed to enhance the efficiency of clinical training education by understanding paramedic students' perceptions of their hospital clinical training experiences. Methods: The subjects were 31 third paramedic students who participated in a population survey from June 25 to August 13, 2016. A Q card and Q sample distribution chart were created, and the P sample was selected by Q classification. The collected data were analyzed by factorial analysis using PC QUANL. Results: Four different perceptions were identified from the survey, which explained 44.1% of the variables. The four types were classified as Self-improvement-oriented (Type 1), Training-site avoidant (Type 2), Confidence acquiring (Type 3), and Over-willed (Type 4). Conclusion: Paramedic instructors and clinical training managers may want to consider these four perception types when planning clinical training and education programs to improve job performance.


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